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Sometimes You Can’t Walk It Off

I stepped funny before school drop off—I was probably doing and thinking of a thousand different things at the time, in that way that anyone who has ever gotten a kid off to school is fully familiar with—and felt a pop.

Summer Survival Guide: Backyard Toys

RealityMom Joey Fortman does a review of the perfect summer kids products that you need to enjoy with the kids for backyard survival this year!

You’re Body Shaming Chrissy Teigen? Give Your Head A Shake.

Last week, supermodel Chrissy Teigen was photographed with husband John Legend in the background, and he appears to be cringing.

Parenting is Not an Innate Ability

Parenting is not an innate ability. It does not live in all of us and then magically presents itself the day our children are born.
A Summer Bucket List for Mom

A Summer Bucket List for Mom

Every summer I vow to make a summer bucket list with my family. I decided to draw up a bucket list that only a mom could truly appreciate.

Summertime Reads for Any Mom

It’s summer, which means warm weather, road trips, and vacations to see Grandma—which means I also get a few to read a good book!

Why My Facebook Posts are All Sweetness and Sunshine

Facebook is a lot like how I imagine quicksand to be. If you tread lightly, you are fine, but if you linger a little too long you start to get sucked in.

On Growing Into My Motherhood

As the deep sediments of my soul shifted and settled, I saw more clearly through the eyes of a mother. Motherhood was nothing like I had imagined.

Coparenting After Divorce: Learning To Co-Parent Alone

The word co-parenting is a lie. In my experience, co-parenting doesn’t always mean two people working together. In our house, for a long time, co-parenting meant one person working alone.

Ten Things You Need to Know About Motherhood

As new mothers, we all want to know the secret that all the other good moms seem to know. Here are ten tips that will help you, mama.